One of the biggest problems surrounding Johne’s disease control is the difficulty of detecting infected animals that may not be showing any signs of illness. Sheep farmer Andrew Hodgson runs 1,500 predominantly Masham ewes and 300 Texel cross Mule ewes on downland on the Isle of Wight. He buys in all replacements and finishes lambs throughout the year at Cheverton Farm, Shorwell. See also: Free online course on diseases and pests in sheep He is very aware of the effect […]